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Singing, dancing, and building in Eswatini

Students from St Helen and St Katharine School have been working hard building the second ever elder’s home in Eswatini.

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Abbey Gate College Students At Mlindzini

Schools and Sport in Mlindzini

Students from Abbey Gate College have been doing their best to help out at Mlindzini High School in Eswatini.

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Eswateam: Camping, Coffee and Rhinos

The Eswateam encounter lions, elephants and rhinos while camping in Hlane Royal National Park.

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Eswateam: Game Drives and Conservation

Our “Eswateam” from St Helen and St Katharine School recount their adventures in Eswatini when out in the African bush.

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crocodiles in mlilwane

Overnight camping in Hlane with Team Egirls

Camping in the wilds of Hlane at Sudwini campsite is an adventure in itself. Hippos, hyenas, baboons, there is always something happening!

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potjie pot

How to Cook South African Potjiekos

Why not try our delicious recipe for making the South African stew meat dish, potjiekos? It’s tasty, nutritious and simple to prepare!

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dune scenery in Namibia

Unexpected Life in the Namibian Desert

A trip into the Namibian desert is a must. Instead of looking for larger wildlife, take a look at the sand, and you may see unexpected life.

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The honey badger and my steak

The best place to see a honey badger is in Etosha! They are very interested in what you eat, so be be careful when camping!

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Mhlumeni committee

Eswatini after Covid – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

It was the first time I’d been in Eswatini after Covid. It had been 25 months. I knew there would be change, but was it good, bad or ugly?

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cape cross seals

Seal Safari In Namibia

When visiting Namibia you never expect to go on a seal safari! However the seal colony at Cape Cross should not be missed, despite the smell!

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Ramadan meal

Let’s Talk About Ramadan

Confused about Ramadan? Raheema guides us through the food and the festivities and talks about what celebrating Ramadan means to her.

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chimpanzee watching in Uganda

Walking with Chimpanzees in Uganda

I was really excited to have the opportunity to track chimpanzees in the wild. An hour with chimps in Kibale, Uganda, was life changing.

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